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May 10, 2017

Heritage Brewing Barrel Aged Wild Belgian Ale

It was during an early visit with Heritage Brewing co-founder Sean — months before they officially opened — where he stated he’d […]

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Apr 26, 2017

Firestone Walker Krieky Bones

Firestone Walker’s Krieky Bones is an outstanding wild/sour ale. The 5.9% ABV beer starts life as a Flanders red before it’s been […]

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Apr 20, 2017

Allagash Émile

I’ve learned through experience to buy any new Allagash beers, sight unseen. The company has just been on a such a solid […]

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Apr 4, 2017

Green Flash Blanc Tarte Barrique

The wife was down in the Norfolk area earlier this year visiting with long-time friends. Whenever the boss lady is out and […]

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Mar 9, 2017

Cascade Brewing Elderberry

Elderberry isn’t your typical brewing ingredient. In fact, in the over ten years I’ve been reviewing for this site, I have only […]

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Feb 28, 2017

Firestone Walker Agrestic

Firestone Walker has been killing it lately with these small batch releases of barrel-aged beers that have been hitting shelves lately. Agrestic […]

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Jan 3, 2017

Allagash Little Brett

Normally, when I purchase beer for review on The Barley Blog, I typically just get the single bottle — I’ve learned that […]

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Jan 2, 2017

Pen Druid Golden Swan

During the same trip to Pen Druid that I picked up Cyclops, a growler of the brewery’s Golden Swan made its way […]

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Dec 30, 2016

Pen Druid Cyclops

Please note, the review has been updated based on additional information from the brewery. Back in late October, the wife and I […]

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Dec 27, 2016

Wicked Weed Bombadile

Wicked Weed just started shipping some of its tasty products to Virginia as of mid-October, at least that’s when I started seeing […]

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Dec 20, 2016

Cascade Brewing Pumpkin Smash

I popped open this bottle of Cascade’s Pumpkin Smash shortly after finishing off what remained of the excellent The Vine — I […]

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Dec 19, 2016

Cascade Brewing The Vine

I know that the gusher is always a possibility when it comes to wild ales. I just hate it when that beer […]

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